21 Things You Need to Know About Diabetes & Weight Loss Surgery

March 3, 2017
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Dr. Scott Cunneen, Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, and author of a new book just published by the American Diabetes Association called 21 Things You Need to Know About Diabetes & Weight Loss Surgery again joins eHealth Radio and the Diabetes & Weight Management Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Scott Cunneen discuss the following:

  • We talked with you a few years ago when your first book on weight loss surgery was published.  What’s different in this new book?
  • So does weight loss surgery actually provide a cure for diabetes?
  • With more than 200,000 weight loss surgical procedures performed every year in this country, wouldn’t you think the number of people with diabetes would be going down instead of up?
  • Which weight loss procedures work the best on diabetes?
  • How would you suggest people start finding out if weight loss surgery is right for them, whether or not they have diabetes?

 

Scott A. Cunneen, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.  A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, he hold a master's degree in physiology from Georgetown University and a master's degree in human nutrition from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University. 

 

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A Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeons, Dr. Cunneen also serves on the editorial advisory board of DiabeticLifestyle.com and EndocrineWeb.com, and is often called upon to teach laparoscopic procedures throughout the U.S. and abroad. He is the author of 21 Things You Need to Know About Diabetes & Weight Loss Surgery, published by the American Diabetes Association.

The Truth About Effective Weight Loss

February 6, 2017
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Dr. Dwayne Watkins, Board-certified physician located in Stockbridge, Georgia joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information & Weight Management Channels. He currently serves as the CEO and Medical Director of Heartland Healthcare, Total Body, and Heartland College Park and is here to talk to us about weight loss.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Dwayne Watkins discuss the following:

  • What is the most important aspect of weight management and how should it be approached?
  • What are some medical weight loss options? What are reasons someone would consider these options?
  • Are medical weight loss options safe? What are the possible side effects and complications?
  • How can liposuction benefit someone who is trying to lose weight?
  • What does the liposuction procedure entail? What is recovery like?

 

Dwayne L. Watkins, MD is a board-certified physician, who received his Bachelors of Pharmacy from the University of Kansas Pharmacy School. He later went on to attain his medical degree from the University of Kansas Medical School and completed his residency training at Atlanta Medical Center. Dr. Watkins is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians and American Board of Internal Medicine, and he has received specialized training in medical weight loss and laser liposuction. When Dr. Watkins is not helping his patients achieve optimal results, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. In his spare time, he loves training youth in sports, traveling, and actively working as a member of his church.

 

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Website: www.totalbodyatlanta.com

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Twitter: @TotalBodyATL

Building a Better Fat Trap. Q & A with Gary Thompson, M Pharmaceuticals

January 21, 2017
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Gary Thompson, President and CEO of M Pharmaceuticals USA, a clinical-stage company developing innovative technologies for obesity and weight management joins eHealth Radio and the Health News, Pharmaceutical & Weight Management Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Gary Thompson discuss the following:

  • A fat loss drug is the holy grail, what has been the challenges in developing a drug that actually works?
  • With drugs that "trap fat", what have been the issues surrounding Orlistat products currently on the market?
  • Your company has redesigned this drug, now called C-103, to address "bathroom issues", how does this new drug work?
  • What have studies for C-103 demonstrated so far?
  • Would your drug work against other illnesses that affect the obese such as fatty liver disease, if so, how?
  • What is the next step for your diet drug?

 

Gary A. Thompson, B.S. is President & CEO M-Pharmaceutical U.S.A. Inc. Thomspon has 30 years plus of sales and management experience in Fortune 500 health care organizations and start up pharmaceutical companies. He has served as Vice President of sales for Cigna Healthcare managing billions of assets over his career. Mr. Thompson's management and leadership roles with start up ventures including ToConceive LLC., (510K FDA Clearance ) in women's health and wellness, and in the obesity space as President of M-Pharma's newly acquired Chelatexx, LLC., C-103 reformulated orlistat.

 

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Website: www.m-pharma.ca

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Facebook: facebook.com/pages/M-Pharmaceutical-Inc
Twitter: @MPharmaceutical

Gut Health: Why You Need It and How to Get It

December 13, 2016
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Charity Lighten, the Chief Nutritionist for healthy foods company Silver Fern Brand, & certified plant-based nutritionist joins eHealth Radio and the General Health & Nutrition Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Charity Lighten discuss the following:

  • We've been hearing a lot about gut health lately, how important is it really?
  • Can't we just eat yogurt or drink kombucha?
  • How can we tell the difference between a good probiotic and a bad one?
  • Are there foods that we should avoid?
  • Are sugar cravings linked to gut health at all? How do you get rid of these sugar cravings?
  • How does gut health relate to weight loss?
  • Why is is important that probiotics survive the stomach acid and make it to the lower intestine?

Charity Lighten, the Chief Nutritionist at Silver Fern Brand, is a wife, mother of 4, business owner, and lover of food! She grew up in Canada and received her degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University. Her real passion, however, is for nutrition and the power of food - especially as it pertains to disease prevention. She is certified as a plant-based nutritionist through Cornell University and is a Food for Life Instructor for the Cancer Project. She teaches class all over Utah, can be seen regularly on KUTV 2 News in Salt Lake City and is a regular columnist for KSL.com. She is currently working towards her Masters in Nutrition from Tufts University. She can also be found on Instagram @avibrantlife and www.avibrantlife.me.

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Website: www.silverfernbrand.com

FitWorx, the “non-gym” solution for a healthy lifestyle and weight loss

November 28, 2016
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FitWorx partners Rick Langella and Keith Johnson join eHealth Radio and the Nutrition and Fitness Channels. FitWorx is the "non-gym" solution for a healthy lifestyle and weight loss with four locations in Massachusetts.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guests Rick Langella and Keith Johnson discuss the following:

  • Can you tell us about the FitWorx concept and how it evolved?
  • FitWorx helps people from all walks of life in developing and maintaining a healthier lifestyle. How do you inspire the 85% of the public who hate to exercise and keep them coming back?
  • What does a FitWorx membership include and how much does it cost?
  • Tell us more about the atmosphere and environment of FitWorx? What should members expect?
  • You have a unique and highly successful program that changes lives for the better, backed by many success stories. What do you think makes the FitWorx program so successful?

Duration: 10:13

FitWorx is owned and managed by partners Rick Langella, a 30-year veteran of the fitness industry, and Keith Johnson, personal trainer and professional athlete. The partners launched their first location in Pembroke in 2013. They now have four locations (Easton, Pembroke, West Roxbury and Weymouth, MA) and an ambitious plan to expand to 20 locations by 2020.

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Website: www.fitworx.com

Talking about that Middle Aged Spread with Melanie White of Downsize Me

September 28, 2016
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Melanie White, Director at Downsize Me again joins eHealth Radio and the Nutrition & Weight Management Channels. Melanie is a Certified Health and Wellness Coach who helps people to eat better, think differently and feel great.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Melanie White discuss the following:

  • Why is it that so many people seem to get ‘middle aged spread’?
  • How do stress hormones cause middle aged spread?
  • What sorts of things cause this stress you’re talking about?
  • How do blood sugar hormones cause middle aged spread?
  • What are three tips you can share to help people to reduce their spare tire?


Duration: 6:28


Melanie White is a Health and Wellness Coach who loves helping people to change the way they eat and think for a slimmer body, better energy and a longer, healthier life. After 13 years in a stressful corporate role in Perth as a Biologist, she realised empowering people was far more enjoyable and meaningful.


Melanie is the co Founder of Downsize Me, an eight-week food coaching program that helps people overcome the hormonal and mental barriers to weight loss. She also works as a coach trainer and business mentor for Wellness Coaching Australia.


She loves to share her skills and lifelong passions for food, gardening, activity, personal development and healing.


BSc (Biology; Honours); Metabolic Typing Advisor Level 1; Accred. Cert. Nutr (Cadence); Cert IV (Personal Training); Wellness Coaching Australia Level 3; Wellcoaches USA



Website: www.downsizeme.net.au


Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/DownsizeMeProgram
Twitter: @DownsizeMeAus


The views and opinions expressed on any program are those of the persons appearing on the program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the eHealth Radio Network.

Be Happy, Be Healthy, Be Free with Dr. Kristian H

September 15, 2016
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Dr. Kristian H, a millennial lifestyle expert, serial entrepreneur, health enthusiast, and author who has inspired women across the world to live healthy, happy, and free lives joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Kristian H discuss the following:

  • Who is Dr. Kristian H?
  • You have accomplished so much in a short amount of time. From graduating from Yale, to getting a doctorate degree, to being featured in the Dr.Oz magazine. How were you able to do it- especially in such a short time?
  • What is a millennial lifestyle and how do you live it?
  • Health is in important part of your brand. What advice do you have for people who are looking to start a healthy lifestyle? 
  • What advice or tips do you have for our listeners who may be feeling stuck?
  • What does Be Happy, Be Healthy, Be Free mean?


Duration: 13:55


Dr. Kristian H is a serial entrepreneur, lifestyle expert, and health enthusiast.  She embodies the passion, fearlessness, and uniqueness that fuels her generation.  A Yale graduate and a Doctoral candidate at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Kristian H blends her academic knowledge, creativity, and unconventional philosophy to promote healthy, happy, and free lifestyles.


No day is the same for Dr. Kristian H, from teaching public health at George Washington to leading yoga classes to mentoring entrepreneurs. She is redefining success and helping others do the same.


A speaker, blogger, and health enthusiast, Dr. Kristian H is inspiring a generation to be happy, healthy, and free. You can be a part of her daily journey on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!



Website: www.DrKristianH.com


The views and opinions expressed on any program are those of the persons appearing on the program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the eHealth Radio Network.

Leading Veterinarian Dr. Patrick Mahaney Discusses How to Combat Pet Obesity

September 12, 2016
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Dr. Patrick Mahaney, Los Angeles’ premier, concierge, house-call veterinarian through his company California Pet Acupuncture and Wellness (CPAW), Inc. joins eHealth Radio and the Animal Health Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Patrick Mahaney discuss the following:

  • Can you tell us a little bit about yourself to get things started?
  • What is California Pet Acupuncture and Wellness (CPAW), Inc.?
  • Can you tell us about the pet obesity and how it is becoming a problem?
  • How can we stop our pets from becoming obsese?
  • What do you recommend listeners to do if their pet is gaining weight?
  • Is it best to feed them an all natural diet?


Duration: 17:13


Dr. Patrick Mahaney is Los Angeles’ premier, concierge, house-call veterinarian through his company California Pet Acupuncture and Wellness (CPAW), Inc. He also provides holistic treatment for cancer patients at the Veterinary Cancer Group.


Dr. Mahaney is a highly sought after certified veterinary journalist and shares his expert perspective on animal health and current events via Animal Wellness, AOL’s Paw Nation, Hamptons Pet, The Honest Kitchen Blog, PetMD’sThe Daily Vet, Pet360’s Pet-Lebrity News, PetSafe, Pet World Insider, and Victoria Stilwell’s Positively.com.   He co-hosts an internet radio show, Holistic Vets on the Radio Pet Lady Network.


Dr. Mahaney makes television appearances, including Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family, Bite Size TV’s The Girl Spot, and is the go-to-holistic veterinarian for Animal Planet’s My Cat From Hell. He participates in public speaking engagements through BlogPaws, UCLA Extension, and Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine.


Dr. Mahaney is a member of many professional advocacy groups, including the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS), and Lesbian Gay Veterinary Medical Association (LGVMA).



Website: www.patrickmahaney.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/PatrickMahaneyVeterinarian
Twitter: @PatrickMahaney

Choosing Joy, Gratitude & Good Thoughts Each Day

August 23, 2016
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Nicole Karnowski, Co-Owner with her husband, Michael of Metamorphosis Coaching, Consulting & Training that provides leadership and wellness training to help transform lives, families and businesses again joins eHealth Radio and the Fitness, Weight Management & Personal Development Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Nicole Karnowski discuss the following:

  • Well I understand you have something to share that we may not always think of as a tool for health/wellness?
  • Our thoughts are really powerful aren't they? 
  • I understand there is a lot of research out there showing how our thoughts can affect our lives from how people perceive us to even how well our body heals isn't that correct?
  • Share a little about one of the most fascinating things you have learned about our thoughts?
  • How might someone start to change their negative thought patterns each day?
  • I understand you have a little way for us to remember to think positive each day?


Duration: 9:02


Nicole Karnowski is a Board Certified Master Christian Life Coach. One of her passions is in the area of Health & Wellness Coaching.


Nicole and her husband, Michael are also both John Maxwell Certified speakers, coaches and trainers. The Karnowski's formed the company Metamorphosis CCT (Coaching, Consulting & Training) to teach leadership and wellness principles that help transform lives, families and businesses.


Nicole holds a Bachelor's in Broadcast News from Kent State University and a M.A. in Christian Counseling from Logos University.


Her husband Michael holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the College of St. Scholastica & a Bachelors in Industrial & Mechanical Engineering from UMD.


The Karnowski's love being active, outdoors and spending time with their family in Duluth, MN.



Website: www.new.metamorphosiscct.com


The views and opinions expressed on any program are those of the persons appearing on the program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the eHealth Radio Network.

Strength Training for Women

August 7, 2016
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Jay Kali an Online Specialist in Strength & Conditioning at Kali Coaching that helps women get stronger physically and mentally even without a gym joins eHealth Radio and the Fitness and Mental Health Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Jay Kali discuss the following:

  • What are some commonly believed myths about strength training for women?
  • What are the benefits women get from strength training? 
  • The most surprising fact people dont know about strength training? What would that be?
  • So your saying women should ONLY strength train? 
  • What do you feel is stopping women back from strength training?


Duration: 5:50


After growing up in struggling single parent family, Jay was never taught the basics of health and fitness. He never exercised and grew up always shopping in the husky section for clothes until he joined the military.


After being deployed twice (Iraq ’04, Egypt ’05) Jay was honorably discharged in 2006.


He was quickly accepted into the Federal Bureau of Prisons where he was able to start fine tuning his love for training others. Jay began teaching others how to train and get into the best shapes of their lives using the techniques he learned and used himself.


In 2012 Jay decided to seize an opportunity and moved to Cancun, MX to open the first of its kind fitness facility. Since then he has earned his certifications as a Specialist in Strength and Conditioning, as well as a Certified Fitness Trainer, both earned through the International Sports Science Association. Jay is also a 300-Certified Yoga Teacher in Power Yoga from Aura Wellness Center.


Jay is currently on a mission to help women all over the world get stronger physically and mentally, even if they don't have time to make it to the gym.



Websites:
www.kalicoaching.com
www.kalicoaching.com/free-trial


Social Media Links:
Facebook: fb.com/thekalicoaching
Twitter: twitter.com/KaliCoaching